Posts Tagged ‘Theater’

Sans Merci

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

SansMerci-TitusWinters Silence proves a powerful device in Johnna Adams’ new play By Doug Strassler Of all the scenes that will emblazon themselves upon the heart, as many in Sans Merci, the deeply affecting new Johnna Adams play that just opened at the Fourth Street Theater, will, the one that lingers the most is a silent one. [&hellip
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For Better or Worse

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Ayumi Sakamoto A Q & A with Jake Margolin and Nick Vaughn of A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia) By Doug Strassler Real-life married couple Jake Margolin and Nick Vaughn conceived of A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia), an integrated work of performance art about the trials and tribulations of marriage. The show utilizes the entirety of HERE Arts Center – including [&hellip
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Getting Owned

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

OWNEDPOSTERWEBSITE A Q&A with the company of the new Knife Edge show Actors Don DiPaolo and Neil Holland and director Sam Helfrich, of theater company Knife Edge Productions, reunite after 2011’s successful run of the Stephen Belber show Tape with the new production of Owned. Penned by another major playwright, Drama Desk nominee Julian Sheppard, Owned [&hellip
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Rattlestick Branching Out: A New York Theatre Company Goes National

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging Daniel Talbott’s ‘Slipping’ is the first LA production for the NYC company The Off-Broadway theatre community isn’t a geographical location as much as a mental one, a notion that Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has embraced wholeheartedly as it expands its base all the way from New York’s West Village to Hollywood. Slipping, the well-received play written [&hellip
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Good With People is Worth the Check-In

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Carol Rosegg “J’accuse?” It’s one of the first lines uttered in David Harrower’s layered play, Good With People, currently shining at 59E59 as part of its Brits Off Broadway festival. Those familiar with history will understand this statement’s implications of cruelty, equally apt in the time of writer Emile Zola in nineteenth century France as well as [&hellip
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Theater Brings Possibility to Local Teens

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Photo by Christopher Smith With NYC afterschool programs continuously cut , the Possibility Project brings relief to struggling students through the performing arts By Helaina Hovitz It’s a brisk Saturday morning in April, and a group of inner city students are rehearsing a musical of their own making at East Side Community High School on 12th Street and 1st [&hellip
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His Name is Ari Brand

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Up close and personal with the ‘Asher Lev’ star Among the Goliaths storming the New York City boards this year – Tony winners like Douglas Hodge, Shuler Hensley and Nathan Lane as well as marquee names like Alec Baldwin and Tom Hanks have or will graced the stage this season – one David has demonstrated remarkable [&hellip
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Maura Tierney is a Lucky Girl

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Celeb_Maura Tierney (c) Starla Fortunado The actress talks about Margaret Thatcher, Hudson River Park, and Tom Hanks By Angela Barbuti Maura Tierney has a lot to feel lucky about. Not only has she moved back to NYC, but she won a leading role in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, where she gets to work alongside Tom Hanks every night. The 48-year-old, [&hellip
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